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I'm removing a 15ft. section of barring wall on a single

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Hello, I'm removing a 15ft. section of barring wall on a single story home and need to know the beam requirement to accomplish the task.
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: I'm opening a room by removing a section of barring wall
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: it's a single story home, roof rafters on 16in centers
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
I'll be happy to assist you
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Will this beam support he attic only? What is the joist length on each side of the beam?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
attic only, joist length on one side 16ft the other side 10ft
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Great. Give me a few minutes to run some numbers
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
I have two options for you
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
Both 2.0E LVL
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
7" x 9.5"
3.5" x 11.875"
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 7 months ago.
do you have any other questions for me on this topic?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 6 months ago.

Do you have any other questions for me on this topic? If you could rate my answer, I would appreciate it.

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